Ann Cannon

Last Updated Dec 23, 2014 07:12PM

Our 4-year-old granddaughter likes the story of the Nativity. A few years ago she was especially interested in the part where the Wise Men gave the Baby Jesus gold, frankincense and mermaids, and who can blame her? I always love …

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  • Ann Cannon: Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree, where have all your ornaments gone?
    See that tree right there? It’s the one in our back room. Are you asking yourself why that tree appears to be only half-dressed, like it’s wandering...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 07:42 pm   |     |   Share
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Emmylou Harris smiles to the crowd as she kicks off the Red Butte Concert Series in Salt Lake City, Utah Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Ann Cannon: The merry side of my love-hate relationship with Christmas music
    I have a love/hate affair with Christmas music. Here’s the hate part. If I spend too much time in public during the holidays, the relentless Christma...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 07:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • This book cover image released by G.P. Putnam's Sons shows Holiday picture books: Jan Brett still writing for her ‘inner-6-year-old’
    Fans of the illustrator and author Jan Brett will find much to love in her newest picture book, “The Animals’ Santa,” which chronicles the efforts of ...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 07:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • This photo provided by GE shows iTwinkle G35 bulbs.  GE offers the latest in lighting technology with its new iTwinkle holiday light sets and pre-lit Christmas trees. Each of the bulbs holds three LEDs -- red, green and blue -- that can be combined to create thousands of color choices. (AP Photo/GE) Ann Cannon: 25 steps to light up the holidays
    We follow a strict 25-step protocol for putting up the Christmas lights every year at our house. It goes like this. 1. My husband announces it’s time...
    Updated Dec 03 2014 09:58 am   |     |   Share

  • Ann Cannon: Food for thought for Thanksgiving
    Now that Thanksgiving is almost here and all of us are getting ready to make our favorite dishes, I think we should discuss recipes. Don’t you? So whe...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 07:59 pm   |     |   Share